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  • How peaceful Pêrak is now, to allow of a lady riding so far through the jungle with only an unarmed Malay attendant!

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • The interior of Pêrak is almost altogether covered with magnificent forests, out of which rise isolated limestone hills, and mountain ranges from five thousand to eight thousand feet in height.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • Another common practice in the States, more especially in Pêrak, is to capture, as you might wild beasts, the unoffending Jakun women, and make them and their children slaves through generations.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • Pêrak is likely to become the most important State of the Peninsula, and I earnestly hope that Mr. Low's wise and patient efforts will bring forth good fruit, at all events in Rajah Dris.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • Next in size to the Pêrak is the Kinta, which falls into the Pêrak, besides which there are the Bernam and Batang Padang rivers, both navigable for vessels of light draught.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • Pêrak is a healthy and splendid State, and while the low grounds are suited for sugar, tapioca, and tobacco, the slopes of the hills will produce coffee, cinchona, vanilla, tea, cloves, and nutmegs.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • One curious feature of Sĕlângor, as of Pêrak, is the occurrence of isolated hills of limestone varying from eighty to one thousand feet in height.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • Pêrak is its northern boundary, Sungei Ujong its southern, and some of the small States of the Negri Sembilan and unexplored jungle and mountains separate it from Pahang on the east.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • "For these reasons," he says, "we see that Pêrak is in very great distress, and, in our opinion, the affairs of Pêrak cannot be settled except with strong, active assurance from our friend the representative of Queen Victoria, the greatest and most noble ....

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • If I want my second-level Bumblefur Bard to wield the Deathsword of Arat'rak'k'k'k, that's my right !

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  • “McGinley and Colen met Snow when they were in art school (at Parsons and RISD, respectively) and Snow was 16 and living on 13th Street in Alphabet City and starting a graffiti crew called Irak (in graffiti slang, to “rak�? is to steal, which they did) with a guy named Ace Boon Kunle, “a big, black homosexual,�? as McGinley describes him, whose tag is Earsnot.�?

    New York Magazine, Chasing Dash Snow, by Ariel Levy, January 7, 2007

    July 27, 2009